civil code

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civil code

Comprehensive written organization of general rules and regulations authorized by the legislature, based on Roman, Spanish, and French civil law. In the U.S., the judicial system that presides over health care issues and lawsuits is governed by the civil code in Louisiana only and by common law in other states.
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This personage prefigured and represented in his aspect the whole dismal severity of the Puritanic code of law, which it was his business to administer in its final and closest application to the offender.
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The same gentleman had given them a code of laws, to which they conformed with scrupulous fidelity.
I invented a name for the town, a code of laws for the inhabitants, productions, antiquities, chalybeate springs, population, statistics of crime, and so on, while I walked about the streets, looked in at the shop-windows, and attentively examined the Market-place and Town-hall.
Independent, or but loosely connected provinces, with separate interests, laws, governments and systems of taxation, became lumped together into one nation, with one government, one code of laws, one national class-interest, one frontier and one customs-tariff.
There the three of us arranged a code of laws that would permit the brute-folk and the human beings of the island to live in peace and harmony.
The EU is pushing for a common code of law and our governments have already attempted to experiment with trials without juries in some cases.
Khattak said it was being considered to send Afghan migrants back whereas a code of law shall also be derived for their return.
This Code of law applies to all Noah's descendants, and therefore even non-Jews are prohibited from performing abortions.
Legitimating the Law: The Struggle for Judicial Competency in Early National New Hampshire" is a historical look at early American law, as John Philip Reid focuses on New Hampshire and how the state founded its modern code of law and gave power to its judicial branch, raising standards of competence and professionalism throughout its court systems, creating a foundation for the rest of the nation to follow.

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